Resources

Stay updated on the latest knowledge and research with our resources hub, which is designed to help you learn about the world around you.

These resources are from RSE Fellows, members of the Young Academy of Scotland, RSE research awardees, and medallists. These resources do not necessarily reflect the views of the RSE but are an opportunity for those in the RSE community to share their expertise and updates in their work.

  • Resource Spring 2024

    The spring 2024 edition of ReSourcE explores the future of education in Scotland and the pivotal role that learning plays in shaping our collective future. Contributors from the RSE Fellowship, Young Academy of Scotland, and beyond, delve into diverse facets of education transformation: the imperative of interdisciplinary learning and collaboration; addressing socioeconomic disparities in education;…

  • ReSourcE Winter 2023

    The Winter 2023 edition of ReSourcE explores the pivotal role of the creative industries in shaping the future and addressing the pressing challenges of our time.

  • ReSourcE Summer 2023

    The Summer 2023 edition of ReSourcE presents an exploration of the RSE’s connections on the global stage through our international partnerships, Corresponding Fellows, and wider network across multiple disciplines – demonstrating how Scotland’s expertise can be harnessed to make a positive impact on the world.

  • The Spring 2023 edition of ReSourcE focuses primarily on biodiversity – why it’s under threat, why it matters, and what can be done to tackle the biodiversity crisis. From the latest scientific research to innovative conservation projects and policy initiatives across a range of sectors, we look at the current state of biodiversity in Scotland, the UK and internationally, and the efforts being made to protect it.

  • ReSourcE Winter 2022

    The Winter 2022 edition of ReSourcE delves into technological advancement and disruption as a primary focus. We hear from experts and leading thinkers within the RSE Fellowship and beyond on the rapidly-accelerating innovation in technology across multiple disciplines, while considering the wider implications for society.

  • ReSourcE Summer 2022

    The Summer 2022 edition of ReSourcE takes heed of the year-long celebration of Scotland’s Year of Stories. Stories are a vital part of Scotland’s culture, and when we share remarkable stories, whether spoken, written, sung, filmed—or played, as you will read in this edition—they give a sense of place, history and belonging. The RSE’s Fellowship and the Young Academy of Scotland harbour a rich heritage of stories and a wide range of powerful methods of storytelling across countless disciplines, and this edition offers a window into this resource.

  • ReSourcE Spring 2022

    The Spring 2022 edition of ReSourcE takes matters of health and wellbeing as its primary focus. We hear from experts and leading thinkers within the RSE Fellowship and beyond on some of the ways in which better health policies and practices can improve mental, social, and physical wellbeing across society; as well as the role of the arts and embracing culture.

  • ReSourcE Winter 2021

    The Winter 2021 edition of ReSourcE turns to the ever-accelerating field of innovation in health as the primary focus. We hear from experts and leading thinkers within the Fellowship and Young Academy of Scotland (YAS) on the use of new technology in healthcare, as well as innovation in emerging practices across the health sector.

  • ReSourcE Summer 2021

    The Summer 2021 edition of ReSourcE turns to the global climate crisis. You can read expert opinions from RSE Fellows and other leading voices and thinkers in Scotland and beyond on facing up to one of the greatest challenges for humanity, including taking a fresh look at Scotland’s climate tech opportunities; the goals of COP26;…

  • ReSourcE Spring 2021

    Spring 2021 edition of the RSE’s ReSourcE Magazine. Read expert opinions from RSE Fellows on the pandemic’s impact on their work, and more.

  • ReSourcE Winter 2020

    Winter edition of the RSE’s ReSourcE Magazine. Read expert opinions from RSE Fellows on the pandemic’s impact on their work, and more.

  • ReSourcE Summer 2020

    In the summer issue of ReSourcE, the impact of the unexpected Covid-19 outbreak is discussed, highlighting its profound consequences on society. The establishment of a Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission to aid Scotland’s response to the crisis is featured, alongside insights from RSE Fellows and the Young Academy regarding the pandemic’s implications. Amidst this, the edition showcases…

  • ReSourcE Spring 2020

    The Spring 2020 edition of the RSE’s ReSourcE magazine, showcasing the impact of our Enterprise Fellowship programme, plus much more.

  • ReSourcE Autumn 2019

    In this new-look issue, read about our Women In Science In Scotland photographic exhibition, featuring a multitude of our esteemed Fellows from all across the STEM spectrum.

  • ReSourcE Spring 2019

    This issue of ReSourcE leads with news of our recent RSE@ Inverness event, Food for Thought, featuring, amongst others, RSE Fellow Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, founder of Genius Foods.

  • A follow-up issue to Issue 22: Start-ups: Shaping Scotland’s Future, focusing on the entrepreneurs taking part in the RSE’s Unlocking Ambition programme, an initiative set up by the Scottish Government in 2018. The programme is designed to support highly ambitious entrepreneurs chosen for their individual potential, the quality of their ideas and the contribution they…

  • ReSourcE Autumn/Winter 2018

    This issue highlights the RSE Awards Summer reception and the new RSE Unlocking Ambition Enterprise Fellowships. In addition, there are details of an event in the RSE@ Inverness programme and of the coming education conference in January 2019. There is also news of some of our Fellows, as well as information about the RSE Young Academy of Scotland, an international case study and recent Policy Advice papers.

  • ReSourcE Summer 2018

    This issue highlights several events which involved RSE Fellows over the last few months, as well as news about recent activities in the Awards, Policy, Events, International and Outreach teams, and the Young Academy of Scotland.